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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.


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by Eddings, David
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Garion and his companions must locate his son before Zandramas uses the child in a rite that will raise the Dark Prophesy
Topics: Mallorea (Imaginary place), Garion (Fictitious character), Garion (Fictitious character), Mallorea...
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by Garcia, Cristina, 1958-
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by Brown, Sandra, 1948-
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Topic: Lingerie industry
Source: difficult: tight margins
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by Brown, Sandra, 1948-
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Claire Laurent who sells eroticfantasy sleepwear is accused of murdering a TV evangelist who attacks Claire's business as sinful and vows to ruin the company
Topic: Lingerie industry
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by Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992; Greenberg, Martin Harry; Olander, Joseph D
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Author's includeLew Gillis, Isaac Asimov, Carroll Mayers, Francis Nevins, and many, many more
Topic: Detective and mystery stories, American
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by Carlos Fuentes
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Topics: Spain -- Civilization, Latin America -- Civilization
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by Andrews, V. C. (Virginia C.)
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After Christie Longchamp's parents die in a fire, she and her brother go to live with her uncle where more trouble begins
Topics: Cutler family (Fictitious characters), Cutler's Cove (Imaginary place), Orphans, Incest, First...
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by Garlock, Dorothy
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Topic: Romance
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by Hoff, Benjamin, 1946-
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What? Another one? -- Interjection -- The - What was that again? - of piglet -- Very small animal -- Eeyore effect -- Tigger tendency -- Things as they might be -- Things as they are -- Upright heart -- Day of piglet -- Farewell
Topics: Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956, Milne, A. A. (Alan Alexander), 1882-1956, Milne, A. A....
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by Robert Jordan
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by Dailey, Janet
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Topic: Large type books
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by Brown, Sandra, 1948-
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Topics: Widows, Love stories
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by Vinge, Vernor
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A Tor book
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by Sandford, John, 1944 Feb. 23-
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Originally published: New York : Putnam, c1991
Topic: Davenport, Lucas (Fictitious character)
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by Ripley, Alexandra; Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949 Gone with the wind
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Topics: O'Hara, Scarlett (Fictitious character), Americans, Irish American women
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by Cloud, Henry; Townsend, John Sims, 1952-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-306) and index
Topics: Conduct of life, Christian life, Interpersonal relations
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by Garwood, Julie; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topics: English fiction, United States
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by Wick, Lori
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After their mother dies, Kaitlin Donovan must rely on her faith to hold the family together until their father returns to San Francisco, and they can begin a new life
Topics: Sagas, Fiction - Religious, Fiction, Christian - Historical, Religious - Historical, Christian...
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by Robards, Karen
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Ian Connelly, Marquis of Derne, is branded a criminal, sent to the Carolina Colony, becomes the indentured servant of Susannah Redmon, and eventually they fall in love
Topics: Indentured servants, Love stories
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by L. E. Modesitt
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Topics: Recluce (Imaginary place) -- Fiction, Fantasy fiction
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Originally published : Honesdale, Pa. : Caroline House, 1991
Topics: Columbus, Christopher, Columbus, Christopher, Diaries
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by Sandra Brown
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by Avi, 1937-; Murray, Ruth E
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"An Avon Flare book."
Topics: Sea stories, Sea stories
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by Lamb, Wally
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Topics: Self-perception, Women, Overweight women
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by Braun, Lilian Jackson
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All the world's a stage--and now Jim Qwilleran's apple orchard hsa become the stage--for a real-life murder scene. The much-disliked director of the Pickax Theatre Club's Shakespeare production, Hilary van Brook, is found dead after the closing-night cast party...and with the help of his super-smart siamese, Qwill must cast a suspicious eye on all the players--especially the ones pussyfooting around behind the scenes
Topics: Cats, Detective and mystery stories
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Includes index
Topic: Bryson, Bill
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by Patricia C. Wrede
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by Graham, Heather
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Sequel to One wore blue and One wore gray
Topic: Western stories
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by Johnson, Angela, 1961-; Soman, David, ill
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On the leaving morning, a child watches for the moving men, has a cup of cocoa in the deli across the street, and leaves lip marks on the window of the apartment before departing for the new home
Topics: Moving, Household, African Americans, Moving, Household, African Americans
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by Coulter, Catherine
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From the multimillion-copy, seven-time New York Times bestselling author comes a magnificent first novel in a trilogy of love and adventure. The Earl of Northcliffe finds himself wed to his intended's sister, and if having an unwanted wife isn't enough, he is also plagued by a ghost called The Virgin Bride. "(Coulter) is the queen of romance with dashing men, beautiful women, sex, intrigue
Topics: Ghost stories, Nobility
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by George, Elizabeth, 1949-
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"Crime line."
Topic: Detective and mystery stories
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by Banks, Iain M., 1954-
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by Clark, Mary Higgins
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Topic: Missing persons
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by Kellerman, Jonathan
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475p.; 24 cm
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Topics: Mythology, Greek -- Juvenile literature., Mythology, Greek.
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by Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965
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Includes bibliographical references (p. xxvii)
Topics: World War, 1914-1918, Upper class
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by Read Miss.
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Topics: Fairacre (England : Imaginary place) -- Fiction, Country life -- England -- Fiction
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by William E. Butterworth (W.E.B.) Griffin
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Topics: United States. Marine Corps -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction, United States -- History,...
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by Braun, Lilian Jackson
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Topics: Qwilleran, Jim (Fictitious character), Journalists, Large type books, Cats
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by Sheldon, Sidney
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Topic: Business
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by Dixon, Franklin W.
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The Hardy brothers try to find out who is behind a rash of automobile thefts that are occurring on Shore Road just outside of Bayport
Topic: Detective and mystery stories
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by Oke, Janette, 1935-
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Shy, sensitive, and a bit self-conscious, Anna Trent is the oldest daughter of a family of seven. When a young pastor asks Anna to marry him, she agrees despite her feelings of not meeting all the criteria for a minister's wife and feeling guilty about leaving her mother with all the work. Anna must discover that in the sight of the Lord, she truly is "a woman of worth."
Topics: Women, Christian fiction
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by Wouk, Herman, 1915-
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Topic: World War, 1939-1945
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by Francis, Dick
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Topics: Hitchhiking, Horse racing, Detective and mystery stories
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by Brite, Poppy Z
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Topics: Vampires, Youth
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by Ford, Emma
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 187) and index
Topic: Falconry
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by P. D. James
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With Harriet Tubman as her guide, Cassie retraces the steps escaping slaves took on the Underground Railroad in order to reunite with her younger brother
Topics: Tubman, Harriet, 1820?-1913, Tubman, Harriet, 1820?-1913, Underground Railroad, Underground...
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Topics: Raisin, Agatha (Fictitious character), Quiches (Cookery), Women detectives, Detective and mystery...
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by Chesney, Marion
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Topics: Poor Relation Hotel (London, England : Imaginary place), Hotels
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by Brown, Dale, 1956-
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Originally published: New York, N.Y. : D.I. Fine/ G.P. Putnam's Sons, c1991
Topics: Bombers, Bombing, Aerial
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by Spencer, LaVyrle
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For adults
Topics: Romance - General, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Fiction / Romance / General, General, Romance...
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by Townsend, Richard F
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-219) and index
Topic: Aztecs
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by Ortiz, Elisabeth Lambert
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Includes bibliographical references (page 287) and index
Topics: Herbs, Spices, Cooking (Herbs), Cooking (Herbs), Herbs, Spices
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by Farley, Walter, 1915-1989
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When the Black is returned to Alec Ramsey, the whole racing world, including Alec himself, wonders which horse is faster: the great stallion or his son, Satan
Topics: Horses, Horses
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"An Apple paperback."
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Topics: Babysitters, Cats
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by Becnel, Rexanne
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Topics: Twelfth century, Twelfth century
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by Grafton, Sue
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Originally published: New York : Henry Holt, c1991
Topics: Millhone, Kinsey (Fictitious character), Women detectives, Private investigators
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by King, Stephen, 1947-; Underwood, Tim; Miller, Chuck, 1952-
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Topics: King, Stephen, 1947-, Novelists, American, Horror tales
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by L. E. Modesitt
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by Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943
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Giant treasury of Peter Rabbit -- Giant treasury of Beatrix Potter -- Further adventures of Peter Rabbit
Topics: Children's stories, English, Animals, Short stories
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by Numeroff, Laura Joffe; Bond, Felicia, ill
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Sequel to: If you give a mouse a cookie
Topics: Moose, Moose
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by Peters, Ellis, 1913-1995
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"A Time Warner company."
Topics: Cadfael, Brother (Fictitious character), Herbalists, Monks, Monk detectives, Twelfth century,...
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by Pearl S. Buck
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Topic: China -- History -- 1937-1945 -- Fiction.
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by Enright, Elizabeth, 1909-1968
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In this sequel to "Gone-Away Lake," eleven-year-old Portia and family return with cousin Julian to the site they visited the previous summer, this time to take possession of a large Victorian house, unoccupied for fifty years and full of treasures and secrets
Topics: Vacations, Cousins
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by Thomson, David, 1941-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 707-710), filmography (p. 749-759), and index
Topics: Selznick, David O., 1902-1965, Selznick, David O, Motion picture producers and directors, Films,...
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by Braun, Lilian Jackson
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Topics: Qwilleran, Jim (Fictitious character), Yum Yum (Fictitious character : Braun), Koko (Fictitious...
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"A Fawcett gold medal book"--T.p. verso
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by Pellant, Chris
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Includes index
Topics: Rocks, Minerals, Rocks, Minerals, Rocks, Minerals
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by Gibson, William, 1948-; Sterling, Bruce
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"A Bantam spectra book"--T.p. verso
Topic: Computers
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by Dailey, Janet
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Topics: Non-Classifiable, Nonfiction, Novelty
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by Ellroy, James, 1948-
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Killings, beatings, bribes, shakedowns -- it's all in a day's work for Lieutenant Dave Klein, Los Angeles Police Department. Trained as a lawyer in school, schooled as a strongarm on the street, bought and paid for by the mob, there's nothing he's not into and nobody's better at any of it. But in the fall of 1958, when the Feds announce a full-out investigation into police corruption, everything goes haywire. Suddenly, the game Klein thought he was running has a new set of rules -- and they're...
Topics: Los Angeles (Calif.). Police Department, Los Angeles (Calif.). Police Department, Police...
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by McCammon, Robert R
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Published by arrangement with Henry Holt and Company, Inc
Topics: Military supplies, Weapons industry, Defense industries, Arms transfers, Military weapons
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by Lowry, Lois; De Groat, Diane, ill
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Sequel to Anastasia again
Topics: Household employees, Friendship, Krupnik, Anastasia (Fictitious character), Friendship
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by Parker, Robert B., 1932-2010
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Topics: Spenser (Fictitious character), Private investigators